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    November 5, 2012
    4:55 - 5:30am EST  

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told me about the coat. no, we are not talking about a jacket. you need the thick coat. it's cold. ijamsville, 36 degrees right now. easton 39. glen burnie 4. the winds northwest at 5-10 miles per hour, 15 some spots. it's going to make it feel a lot chillier than that. as the kids head out to the bus this morning, more of the same, we won't have improving conditions for today, we will get sunshine in here. make sure you bundle them up nicely. the temperature coming in at 38 degrees. in to the afternoon, still quite chilly, 50 degrees, they will need the big coat through the door this morning and need that in to the afternoon, definitely remember that. we are going to be watching for a storm that's going to be moving in, as we go in to wednesday. we are dealing with clouds through the morning. let's get a check of the time saver traffic with loren cook.
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>> i'm not ready for the cold weather. if you are traveling in arundel, there are no problems to report on 97, route 50 or 695, this is 95, downtown at 395, no delays now, through the fort mc henry, if we can pull up the shot. a normal 8 minutes, traveling northbound, from the beltway, all the way to fort mc henry. as far as the beltway is concerned, as we pull up the time saver drive times, no problems from parkville to towson , the west side, nice and clear, looking at a normal drive time of 11 minutes, to travel the outer loop from 795, towards 95. gas is still scarce in storm averaged areas. coming up, we will tell you how some drivers are dealing with tension and frustration as they wait for hours to fill up. >> do you hate the thought of
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balancing the your checkbook, the pain that comes from simple math, coming up.
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many areas are still without power, meaning trouble for electronic voting machines. storm victims heavily focused on the damage, many may stay away all together in a county with less than 25% of voter turnout. officials could ask the board for second day of voting. the unusual clause in new york state law has never been used. signs of the damage is everywhere, with the election taking place tomorrow, we wanted to find out how people affected by the storm of sandy, what they will do about the vote. >> reporter: voting is on my mind, even though i'm living in
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the mess. i am who i am. >> is voting the last thing on your mind? >> it's not really -- i'm not making it a problem. i'm going to get to my poll. >> hopefully it's current where my poll is registered. i want to vote. the death toll reached 179, including 110 in the u.s. 47 in new york. there is no good place for a boa constrictor to surprise you. >> we will tell you where they found the uninvited guest as good morning maryland begins at 5:00 right now. to expand gaming or not, that's the question facing voters when they head to the polls tomorrow. a refresher of what it could
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mean for you. >> it took a late game come back but the ravens take care of business in cleveland. >> teams are meeting baltimore and helping victims of hurricane sandy. i hope you had a great weekend, and got to enjoy the sunshine yesterday, enjoy it today. things are changing. >> here is lynette with a look of things to come. >> yes, enjoy today, the sun- cloud mixing it is cold this morning, that's the caveat of today. we have a freeze warning, because the temperatures are so cold, some spotses see the areas here shaded in the purple color, harford county, baltimore county, also howard county, carroll county, frederick, montgomery county, under that until 8:00 this morning dress appropriately for the temperature at 36 degrees, reisterstown, the winds will pick up throughout the day. be prepared as well. that 50 for a high is going to
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feel like in the 40s today. this morning, jessup 3. feeling like we are in the low 30s, this will continue in sykesville with the temperature coming in at 37 degrees now. the winds out of the north at 10 miles an hour. we are feeling it. as we look at the most powerful radar, not a lot to see, this is a good thing. a break for today. we will see change in the forecast as we go in to wednesday. this is what to expect, the temperature as we go in to 10:00, 46 degrees, by lunchtime, we will be at 48 degrees, the breezes will stick around as we go through time. now a check of the time saver traffic with loren cook. as you mentioned earlier, wear the thick jacket, it's going to be chilly, if you are heading out to 95, no problems getting down to dc or if you are traveling up towards 695, in howard county, interstate 70, in great shape, no problems to report from columbia pike,
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you are looking -- no problems over to 695, as we look at abc time saver traffic, drive times, 695, no delays , the normal 11 minutes traveling the outer loop from 795, towards 95s beltway will remain clear from parkville, all the way up to towson, jfx, downtown, no delays, a normal 11 minutes, traveling southbound from 695, all the way to fayette street. as we head to the polls, there are big issues you will decide, one of the big ones is question 7. >> whether or not to expand gambling. sherrie johnson is here to join us with a breakdown of the question. >> we are here live in federal hill where o'malley will be a few feet away in support of question 7. question 7 would allow a las vegas style casino
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as well as table games like blackjack, roulette at the fife previously authorized slot locations. question 7 is a statewide ballot measure, rising or falling based on the number of votes it received throughout maryland. under the cops constitution, any, it must be put to the statewide vote. the idea that tables games are in operation at casinos in the three of the four neighboring states and patrons come from maryland, some say it's fool foolish not to compete. half the revenue generated is marked with a trust fund. some folks against question 7 don't think the money will go to help education. go tomorrow, voters in maryland will have a chance to vote for or against question 7. sherrie johnson, abc2 news. another issue is same-sex
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marriage, governor martin o'malley on federal hill supporting the marriage equality bill at 11:00. he will head over to college park in the afternoon, rally supporting it there. the marriage alliance will hold a prayer vigil urging people to vote against question 6. that's in rock city at a church set for 6:00. the dream act, allowing children of illegal immigrants to attend state schools at a lower rate. students have to meet requirements, a rally will be held at montgomery college to silver spring campus, supporting the dream act. tomorrow is election day and the push is on, president obama is bringing in star power for his day on the campaign trail. music legend, bruce springsteen will perform in wisconsin, ohio and iowa. jay-z will be performing a at the ohio state. michelle obama is expected to join her husband at his last stop in iowa. mitt romney making stops in
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key states as well today. making his pitch to voters, he will be in florida, virginia and new hampshire, going to watch the returns in boston, he was in iowa and ohio, pennsylvania, and virginia yesterday campaigning. abc 2 news.com is the place for the election news and results. always check the latest news under the politics tab. ravens are back in baltimore, coming off of a winks getting ready for sunday's game with oakland. what you need to know about yesterday. it happened on two drives. first of the game resulted in a touchdown for baltimore, in between then and the last five minutes of the fourth quarter it didn't look good at all. the ravens trailed the browns by one point for putting together a touchdown drive that sealed the game, they added on the field goal after that. final score, ravens win 25-15. tonight the ladies at mt bank stadium.
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they are hosting a purple evening geared towards female fans, on field drills and the opportunity to neat ravens players. there is going to be signing of autographs for fans and the games are the opportunity to win ravens stuff. including tickets and autographed items, the event is sold out, it runs from 4:00 in the afternoon until 10:00 at night. they will have good weather for it. they will be on the field doing drills. >> it's going to stay dry, sunshine out there. that sunshine, not going to do so much to warm the temperatures. ladies, bundle up as you head through this morning and this afternoon. nothing in terms of the radar part. no type of rain, or snow, i am saying know, it's in the future. i will tell you how soon coming up. we will deal with sunshine moving in throughout the day see the system towards the west, this is the one that's going to scoop to the south of us and start to ride up along the coast bringing us a storm
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in interior, snow, along the coast, rain, but through the overnight on wednesday, in to thursday, we do have the chance for snow showers across the area. accumulations, maybe just a coating on the ground. as we check out what is going on in terms of temperatures, under a freeze warning this morning because you can see the temperatures close to that as we go in to meyersville. 33 degrees. 38 bel air, 38 catonsville. with the winds picking up, the temperatures feeling a lot chillier than that. we can see the winds northwest at 10 miles an hour, baltimore, close to 15 in dc. the trend thought the day. it is going to be a chilly, breezy day on tap with sun and clouds. good morning, i can't believe how cold it is. 30s. my goodness. if you are traveling through the tunnels, no problems to report, fort mc henry clear, harbor in great shape, if you are using the jfx to get
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downtown, a normal 11 minutes southbound. as we check in and look in parkville, harford road, everything moving along, no problems getting up to 83 this morning. that's a look at the traffic, over to you. patience is wearing thin and tempers flaring among the people recovering from sandy.
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more gas stations along the east coast re-opening but in some areases gas is scarce. >> for some waiting to fill up, believe the tempers are flairing and short with all the long lines. [screaming] >> gas station owners put a restriction on how much you could pump at the station. this is in huntingtop new york, there was a $40 maximum. many people are patient and are willing to wait until the gas is delivered. >> waiting for gas three days
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now. >> since when? >> cog to the u.s. energ administration the situation is improving. 67% of metro knock new york gas stations had no gas friday or saturday. >> unbelievable. crews from baltimore have gone up there to help out where help is needed in nmg nmg needed in new jersey and new york. >> we have a system riding up the coast. bringing more problems to that area, also more problems to our area, not going to take a lot for the winds to below over trees from the saturated soil. for nows temperatures are on the cold side this morning, make sure you have the heaviest coats you can find, temperature in catonsville, 38 degrees, reisterstown the same, german town 35. 40 hyattsville, chesapeake 41. 40 annapolis. towards the eastern shore, 39
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in federalsburg, also mardela springs, churchville 36. elkton 38. you had the cold temperatures, we will throw in winds for good measure. it's going make it feel colder this morning. kaytonsville. 10 miles an hour sustained wind will make the 30s feel like we are in the low 30s to 20s through time today. this will stick around, so be prepared for the cold temperatures, to linger for a while. there is a warm up in the seven- day forecast, i will show you that in a second. at the surface, high pressure will build in. this is our friend for tomorrow as well. we are going to be chilly. we are going to be breezy and watching the next system back there off towards the west. this is the one that's going to dip down, come to the south and ride up along the coast, this will be our nor'easter in to wednesday. the nor'easter could be bringing us snow, especially in the interior. i will put future trend in to motion. this is a system getting itself
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together in to tuesday, you can see it stays away from us. by wednesday morning, you can see this model takes it out, the center of the storm, european model, nats the one that was handy with sandy, as it brought it in. we will keep our eyes peeled. we are going to get winds and going to get rainy conditions as well. interior, that's what we are dealing with across the area. here is where the planner comes in for lunchtime today , the temperature at 48 degrees, the high temperature at 50, well below average. look at the warm up, just in time for the ravens game, on sunday. now a check of the time saver traffic with loren cook. they are going to beat oakland, correct? if you are traveling on 695, no problems to report on the west side, it will be nice and clear, from 795, towards 95, as far as the harrisburg is
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concerned, as we look outside, here in hunt valley, no problems to report from shawan road down to 695s it will remain clear, as you get onto the jfx in to the city. this is what 95 looks like, east baltimore, eastern avenue. traffic along, looking at a 14 minute ride, traveling southbound, from white marble, to downtown. that's a look at the time save traffic. brain teasers are tough, riddles can take forever. >> math problem can cause you physical pain, we will tell you why. ♪
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people in poor neighborhoods are less likely to receive proper cpr compared to people in higher class areas. blacks and hispanics are less likely to be aided by cpr than whites, worse involving a black victim in a low income black neighborhood. a sobio economic status makes a difference in the person surviving than in neighborhoods with racial make up. splitting a bill maybe a pain. the anxiety caused by common math problems could cause physical pain. people solving tough equations like, same brain activity linked to the pain. two wrongs don't make a right, that maybe true when it comes to your child's screen time and eating. it can be a recipe for weight
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gain. kids, who are counseled about eating while watching television or playing on the computer may eat fewer meals. >> parents have to be engaged with the kids, knowledgeable about nutrition, things of that nature. our kids will go their own way, victims of the advertisers. >> kids who eat in front of the television may not read their own internal cues for fullness and eat lammer portions and less healthy foods. whether it's screen time or dinner time, parents are the first line of defense when it comes to getting kids to eat healthy. the new york city marathon was canceled friday night. runners hung around the big apple. >> our the competitors stayed in to help those impacted. >> comedians are doing their part, own a piece of late night history signed by talk show hosts.
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so, maybe you're trying to figure out question seven. well, let me give it a shot. if you're ok with marylanders spending five hundred and... fifty million a year gaming in other states, fair enough. but if you think we should keep that money here...
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add twelve thousand jobs, and generate millions for schools... well you should probably vote for question seven. because if it doesn't pass, all of this goes away. that's why the post called seven, common sense. but decide for yourself. but decide for yourself. trying to find a better job can be frustrating. so at university of phoenix we're working with a growing list of almost two thousand corporate partners - companies like microsoft, american red cross and adobe - to create options for you. not only that, we're using what we learn from these partners to shape our curriculum. so that when you find the job you want you'll be a perfect fit. let's get to work.
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runners were helping out all over the city. some showed up on statin to deliver surprise to relief centers in the bureau and took the donations door to door if statin island, an area hit hard by sandy and was to be in the starting bureau for the annual race. some decided to run the route anyway. >> you might be able to get a piece of new york or new jersey and get out and help. the victims of sandy are definitely on your mind, today, you can help, abc, they are doing today a day of giving, throughout all of today's programming. this is how it works. you will be encouraged to donate to the red cross during the programming and text abc,
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there is a number to text, it's 90999, that will make a $10 donation or call and make a pledge to a different amount. that's helping as well. it's a day of giving, it starts at 7:00 this morning, when good morning america comes on our air. you can own a piece of entertainment history and money will go towards helping the victims of disain. jimmy kimmel is auctions off his desk. david letterman and steven colbert and stewart. bid on the desk at charity buzz.com.
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hope you had a great weekend. >> getting to weather, things could be changing. think last week was bad enough, many people are without power, cold temperatures t